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Nepal returns to normal, Opposition cuts short crippling general strike

Apr 08, 2015    

Life returned to normal in Nepal on Wednesday after an opposition alliance cut short a crippling general strike over an impasse about how to approve the Himalayan nation's constitution.Schools and markets opened and vehicles were back on the streets, a day after police clashed with protesters on the first day of the strike.A meeting of the opposition late Tuesday decided to cut short the three-day protest action, citing inconveniences to the public.Police said protesters attacked and vandalized 23 vehicles that defied the strike, and officers detained 55 protesters. Police fired tear gas in Ka...

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